1. Fast Food

    McDonald’s Adds Fruit to Happy Meals

    Shown is a Happy Meal at a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. In the left foreground is a character toy included with the meal from the movie Megamind. It is a happy moment for people who see the Happy Meal as anything but.  San Francisco is poised to become the first major American city to require fast-food restaurants to sell meals that meet set nutritional guidelines or not include a toy with them. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Eric Risberg / AP Photo

    Would you like apple with that? McDonald’s will begin serving fruit or vegetables with all Happy Meals, according to the Los Angeles Times, as well as shrinking the size of the french-fry portion to 1.1 ounces from 2.4. (The company considered cutting fries altogether, but customers demanded them.) The fruit or vegetable dish will vary, including apples, carrots, raisins, mandarin oranges, and pineapple. McDonald’s says the new Happy Meals, on average, will contain 20 percent fewer calories.

    Read it at Los Angeles Times